may apply for an international travel grant up to a maximum of A$250.00
to attend conferences, workshops, courses and for herbaria and laboratory
visits. To apply for a grant, use the ASPAB International Travel
form. The form and accompanying receipts should be submitted to the ASPAB
Secretary within 6 months of return and will be assessed by the ASPAB Executive.
The amount available each year is limited and the actual amount paid will
depend on the number of applications. Grants will only be paid AFTER
all the relevant criteria have been met.
one successful grant will be awarded to any student for international travel.
considered if the following criteria are met:-
must attend an international conference and give a presentation, participate
in an internationally recognised course or visit a recognised herbarium
or laboratory. Proof of particpation is required and should be in
the form of a letter of acceptance from conference organisers, course co-ordinators
or laboratory administrators.
of Student Status letter on Deparmental letterhead and signed by the supervisor
or Head of Department is required.
travel was actually undertaken (eg copies of boarding passes etc).
In the event of non-attendance due to medical reasons where the student
is unable to claim refunds of fares or expenses, a copy of a Medical Certificate
should be forwarded to the Secretrary. Once sighted by the Secreatary,
the certificate will be destroyed. It will not be shown to any other
must have been a member for at least 12 months prior to application.
||Recipient must submit a
review of their travel for publication in the ASPAB newsletter, of the
work they undertook.
Closing dates for applications
for international travel grants are 15th April and 15 November in each
year. Applicants will be advised by 15 May or 15 December respectivelyApplications
must be sent to the secretary along with the following information as appropriate:-itinerary
and receipts or quotes for the fare.